Explore Academy LCS
6-8 for 2021-22
(Grades 6-12 by 2025)
900 N Telshor Blvd
Las Cruces, NM 88011
The Explore Learning Model
Innovative and creative as never before seen in education, the Explore Learning Model reinvents the entire learning process. For more information about the Explore Academy experience, visit the home page.
History of Explore Academy - Las Cruces
The first Explore Academy opened its doors as a New Mexico state-authorized charter school in August 2014. The founding team applied for Explore Academy - Las Cruces in June of 2019 and in the spring of 2021, the Public Education Department approved the school's charter.
Explore Academy - Las Cruces opened its doors to students in the fall of 2021.
Explore Academy LCS partners with Explore Learning Systems (ELS) to implement the innovative Explore Learning model, an educational framework based on choice that promotes student growth and responsibility while providing an individualized educational path for each student.
Please fill out our feedback survey by
April 25! This survey helps us improve and helps with our funding, and this is open to students, parents, staff, contractors, community partners, etc.
We want to hear from you!
AMENDMENT REQUEST TO ADD K-5
Explore Academy - Las Cruces is requesting that the Charter Contract be amended to add grades K-5 for future expansion, in response to requests from the community.
Please be advised that a quorum of Explore Academy - Las Cruces Governing Council members may attend the public meeting of the Public Education Commission (PEC) on Friday, June 17, 2022, where this request will be heard and decided.
The PEC meeting begins at 9:00 am, will be held virtually at this link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84650189349 and the public is invited to attend.
EXPLORE WITH US
Introducción En Español
2022-23 School Year (Gr 6-9)
Applying for 2021-22? Email us.
ON CAMPUS EVENTS
Missed our previous events? Join us for our LAST event before the summer break on May 24 at 6:30 pm at 900 N Telshor Blvd. Ask questions, learn about our school and get to know the principal!
This events are not mandatory to enroll.
Explore Academy - Las Cruces did not need a lottery this year because the number of applications did not exceed the number of available seats. All students who applied before March 15 will receive acceptances and we have now moved into open enrollment to fill our remaining seats. You can fill out an application for the 2022-23 school year here.
INTERESTED TEACHERS & STAFF
For the 2022-23 school year, Explore Academy is accepting applications for many positions. Visit our Careers page to learn more or complete the online application.
Generally the second Wednesday
of each month
6:00 pm via Zoom (link on agenda)
PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS
To request any public records pertaining to
Explore Academy - Las Cruces please email us, using "Public Records Request" as the subject. List the specific information requested in the body of the email.
Coronavirus and School Year 2021-22
Explore Academy is dedicated to keeping our students and families healthy and safe while returning to in-person learning.
Enhanced COVID-Safe Practices (CSP) Plan, if needed